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A Desert Made of Pinnacles

This phenomenon of nature is part of the Nambung Nationalpark and doesn’t feel like a desert at all. Deserts are meant to be empty but here there are countless limestone pillars standing right next to each other. And the best part is, that you don’t even have to walk. You can simply drive through them […]

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Playing around with Sea Lions

This is probably one of the best things you can do at the Australian West Coast. Those creatures are so elegant and adorable and swimming with them fulfills you with so much joy it is difficult to put it in words. The sea lions you swim with are females and teenagers as the male adults […]

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Pink Lakes are Fake

Pink lakes seem unreal. You know that they exist because you have seen photos of them, but you were always a little bit suspicious about how much has been worked on these pictures. Well, the photos of the Hutt Lagoon don’t need any color grading as this lake is truly pink. There is an algae […]

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People Have Died on this Walk

Because we knew that it gets rather hot on the Loop Walk in Kalbarri NP and that this could become quite dangerous, we got up at 5.30am to start the walk shortly before 7am. We also carried seven liters of waters as this was the recommendation by the park authorities. In the end it happened […]

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How to travel Francois Peron Nationalpark – Meet the Devil!

Read in the following sections how to travel Francois Peron Nationalpark best! Cape Peron is mostly famous for the dolphin interactions at Monkey Mia. But it is worth staying a bit longer, because all of Shark Bay and Francois Peron Nationalpark has so much more to offer. Learn about the Hamelin Pool Stromatolites With their […]

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Swimming with Manta Rays

Coral Bay is the other town right at the Ningaloo Reef. But maybe the name town overstates it a bit, as by the 2006 census it only had 160 inhabitants. But this number skyrockets during the Australian holiday season as it is a real tourist magnet with its perfect beaches and a reef so close […]

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Snorkel the Ningaloo Reef

The next best thing after diving is snorkeling and the best spot to do so is Turquois Bay in the Cape Range Nationalpark. And this bay absolutely deserves its name. The water is so perfect and the reef so close to shore that you simply can’t miss it. And thanks to the current you don’t […]

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Better than the Great Barrier Reef

Only about 1’500km further or two days of driving from Broome you reach Exmouth. This former US and now AU navy base is located right next to the stunning Ningaloo Reef. And this reef is also the reason why you have to include Exmouth in your Australia trip. Dive the Ningaloo Reef The best way […]

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Stuck in the Sand with no Water

After two days of driving from Litchfield Nationalpark you finally reach the beautiful coastal town of Broome. With its white sandy beaches and the red cliffs, it is an absolute highlight of every Australia trip. Watch the Camels at Cable Beach This is no joke, there actually are camels at Cable Beach and every evening […]

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Waterfalls and Huge Termite Mounds

Situated right next to the big Kakadu Nationalpark, Litchfield Nationalpark easily gets forgotten but is so worth a visit. Reserve about one or two days to see all its attractions and you will not be disappointed. Cool down at a waterfall There are several spots to go for a swim but our two favorites were […]

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